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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

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  • Big Ten: Five key college football games to watch in 2014-15

    Big Ten: Five key college football games to watch in 2014-15
    The Big Ten Conference will go through its first expansion since the addition of Nebraska in 2011 with the addition of Maryland (ACC) and Rutgers (AAC) this season. The two new schools will bring the league’s total to 14 teams and will create some...
  • Games of the week

    Games of the week
    No. 11 Maryland men (2-0) @ No. 2 Syracuse (2-0) Saturday, 1 p.m. Outlook: The Orange have won five of the last seven meetings, but the teams have split the last two games with the Terps upending Syracuse, 6-5, in overtime of a NCAA tournament...
  • Northwestern boys survive late scare to win Baltimore City Division II title

    Northwestern boys survive late scare to win Baltimore City Division II title
    With their double-digit lead down to 1 in the final minute, Northwestern showed poise at both ends to secure a 49-44 win in the Baltimore City Division II championship Saturday at Morgan State. Junior forward KeAndre Cook, who scored a game-high 16...
  • Nation lacrosse: No. 14 Penn State men top No. 6 Notre Dame

    Host No. 6 Notre Dame scored four of the game's last five goals but its rally fell short as No. 14 Penn State won, 8-7, on Saturday. Penn State (2-1) increased its 5-3 halftime lead to four with early third-quarter scores from Shane Sturgis and TJ...
  • Roundup: No. 8 Virginia men outlast Mount, 14-6

    Host Mount St. Mary's pulled to within four goals of No. 8 Virginia, but a 4-0 run in the fourth quarter by the undefeated Cavaliers sealed a 14-6 win Tuesday. Mark Cockerton had a career-high and game-high seven goals for Virginia (4-0). Mike Fields...
  • Lacrosse roundup: Johns Hopkins women upset No. 7 Loyola, 6-5

    No. 20 Johns Hopkins scored just one goal in the second half, but it turned out to be the game-winner in a 6-5 upset of No. 7 Loyola Maryland on Wednesday night in the first-ever Lacrosse Coaches vs. Cancer game. The host Blue Jays (4-0) get their first...
  • Maryland men's basketball will play home-and-home against Indiana, Michigan State next year

    Maryland men's basketball will play home-and-home against Indiana, Michigan State next year
    After playing its final ACC season without visits from Duke or North Carolina, Maryland will have plenty of heavyweights coming to Comcast Center in the Terps' first year in the Big Ten. Maryland will play host to Michigan State, Michigan, Wisconsin and...
  • NU lacrosse forced indoors again

    NU lacrosse forced indoors again
    The weather has forced the Northwestern women’s lacrosse team to move a second straight game out of Evanston to an indoor facility. The No. 4 Wildcats (3-0) will meet No. 12 Notre Dame (2-2) at the Lake Barrington Field House Wednesday at 8:30 p....
  • Northwestern falls to Nebraska 54-47

    Shavon Shields recorded 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Cornhuskers held off the Wildcats for their seventh straight win at home. Walter Pitchford contributed 10 points and nine rebounds while Terran Petteway scored 10 for Nebraska (17-11, 9-7 Big Ten)...
  • Boys swimming | Libertyville is runner up at state meet

    Boys swimming | Libertyville is runner up at state meet
    The Libertyville boys' swim team knew they were in store for a special day this weekend from the moment the first horn sounded on the very first event of the Illinois High School Association state meet. Thanks to a blistering first lap from senior...
  • Ex-Northwestern QB opposes effort to unionize university's athletes

    An effort headlined by Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter to unionize athletes at the university doesn't sit well with former Wildcats QB C.J. Bacher. Bacher was left uneasy by testimony at a National Labor Relations Board hearing from...